Interleukin-2 by inhalation: local therapy for metastatic renal cell carcinoma.

@article{Huland1992Interleukin2BI,
  title={Interleukin-2 by inhalation: local therapy for metastatic renal cell carcinoma.},
  author={Edith Huland and Hartwig Huland and Hans Heinzer},
  journal={The Journal of urology},
  year={1992},
  volume={147 2},
  pages={
          344-8
        }
}
We report the use of inhaled natural interleukin-2 in patients with metastatic disease. Six patients with metastatic renal cell carcinoma received 100,000 units natural interleukin-2, 5 times per day by inhalation in addition to a 4-day cycle of intravenous natural interleukin-2 every 2 weeks and subcutaneous interferon 5 days per week. Response was clearly correlated with metastatic site. Distinct tumor burden and the poor condition of the patient did not impair success. Pulmonary metastases… CONTINUE READING

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